A history of Rugby School. by W. H. D. Rouse

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Tony Collins is Professor of History in the International Centre for Sports History and Culture at De Montfort University. His previous books include Rugby's Great Split, Rugby League in Twentieth Century Britain, and A Social History of English Rugby Union, each of which won the Aberdare prize for sports history book of thehis Social History of English Rugby Union was Cited by: 3.

History. At least two centuries of Rugby’s history are written in the stones and other monuments to tradition that stand around the School Close, where inlocal lad William Webb Ellis, with a fine disregard for the rules of football, took the ball in his arms and ran. The Book of Rugby School: Its History and Its Daily Life [Goulburn, Edward Meyrick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Book of Rugby School: Its History and Its Daily LifeAuthor: Edward Meyrick Goulburn. Rugby School was the only team to play in white because the committee of the RFU in was composed largely of ORs, which is why England played in white.

School House was the first team to play in a uniform kit (long flannels, shirts and caps), because it was. Appendix: Authorities for the history of Rugby school and other documents connected therewith. Description: pages including illustrations, plans., frontispiece, plates, portraits 21 cm.

durham county rugby union - sixty years records of the county fifteen - c. berkeley cowell and e. watts moses. £ (code: ). A dangerous move and one that would not find its way into the fast developing rule book until The rules and the fame of the game spread quickly as the Rugby School boys moved onwards and upwards, first to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

The first university match was played in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rouse, W.H.D. (William Henry Denham), History of Rugby school. New York: Scribner, (OCoLC) The book is split into two parts Athletics ( pages) and Football ( pages) this is a very good early history of all forms of football, Rugby (40 pages), Soccer (30 pages), and includes the different school games, Eton, Harrow, Winchester, as well as mediaeval football.

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It is believed that the three words, Football, Rugby and Soccer descended from the ancient Greek word “Harpastron.” Harpastron was referred to as a “very rough and brutal game” (“A Brief History of the game”1). Rugby is said to have originated at Rugby School in Warwickshire, England, in when during a game of football, William Webb Ellis decided to pick up a ball and go with it.

Although there is very little evidence to support this theory, the Rugby World Cup Trophy is now named after William Webb Ellis. From the myth of William Webb Ellis to the glory of the World Cup win, this book explores the social history of rugby union in England.

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A monk who was born in London called William Fitzstephen had documented this game of Rugby. It was at Rugby School where Rugby became a proper sport. There is some proof that Ellis was actually a student at Rugby School from to From the myth of William Webb Ellis to the glory of the World Cup win, this book explores the social history of rugby union in England.

Ever since Tom Brown’s Schooldays the sport has seen itself as the guardian of traditional English middle-class values. In this fascinating new history, leading rugby historian Tony Collins demonstrates how these values have shaped the English game.

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It took a while for the rules to be agreed between the different. Rugby school has left a considerable legacy in terms of the Laws of the Game, terminology, half time change of ends, the ball, the cap and, as far as the England team are concerned, the white of their jerseys.

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The life and correspondence of Thomas Arnold, D.D., late head-master of Rugby school, and regius professor of modern history in the University of Oxford. 4th .More than any other in the history of the game, that incredible match, the only fixture lost by the All Blacks, helped to turn rugby union into a game of global interest.

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